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calling for answers. pressure mounts on hillary clinton to address her use of a private e-mail account while serving as secretary of state. prayers for peace are answered in madison, wisconsin. nonviolent vigils and demonstrations in support of an unarmed black teenager killed by police over the weekend. and watch party. apple unveils itself first all-new gadget line today, but will its watch follow the success of the iphone and ipad. captioning funded by cbs this is the "cbs morning news" for monld, march 9th this is the "cbs morning news" for monday, march 9th, 2015. good morning. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. well, republican critics and now
some fellow democrats want hillary clinton to offer insight and answers about her use of a private e-mail account while she was secretary of state. there is increasing pressure on clinton to address the matter, and today she'll have an opportunity when a report on women's issues is released by the clinton foundation. susan mcginnis is in washington. susan, good morning. >> anne-marie, good morning. hillary clinton appears in new york at 11:00 a.m. eastern time to talk about women's inequality, everybody wondering if she'll take the opportunity to address the e-mail controversy. she did not up the opportunity while in florida. speaking of opportunity, the president did take an opportunity to talk about it over the weekend but now lawmakers from here want to hear about her as well. set to possibly launch a presidential bid next month, hillary clinton will try to refocus attention on her record as a women's advocate with a series of public speeches beginning in new york today. but the controversy over why she exclusively used a private e-mail account for official business while serving as
secretary of state continues to follow her. >> the policy of my administration is to encourage transparency and that's why my e-mails for blackberry that i carry around, all those records are available. >> in an appearance on "meet the press" sunday senator dianne feinstein called on hillary clinton to fully explain her actions. >> i think at this point from this point on, the server -- the silence is going to hurt her. >> some democrats have come to clinton's defense. >> at the end of the day, people will -- this will be regarded as a slight hiccup, a small bump in the road six months from now. >> last night clinton turned over 55,000 pages of pages to the state department for review. they were handed over to the congressional house committee investigating the 2012 benghazi attacks. republican trey gowdy who heads up the committee says there are huge gaps in the e-mails.
>> there are gaps for months and months and months. if you think of that iconic picture of her on a flight to libya, we have no e-mails from that day. >> so far clinton has only tweeted about the issue and she said she wants the public to see her e-mails. now, senate majority leader mitch mcconnell told bob schieffer on "face the nation," he doesn't know if hillary clinton broke any laws but says he's worried about the security of these e-mails saying they would have been a prime target for cyber attacks. anne-marie? >> susan mcginnis in washington. thank you, susan. president obama says the u.s. will walk away from nuclear talks with iran if there is no acceptable deal. the talks between iran and the western powers are set to begin again march 15th. the president told cbs news the u.s. is not losing anything by talking with iran. >> if we cannot verify that they are not going to obtain a nuclear weapon, that there's a breakout period so that even if they cheated, we would be able
to have enough time to take action, if we don't have that kind of deal, then we're not going to take it. iran insists its nuclear program is only for peaceful purposes. senate majority leader mitch mcconnell says congress should have a chance to vote on any deal. well, the fatal shooting of an unarmed teenager touched an a weekend of nonviolent demonstrations. last night in madison hundreds gathered for a vigil in memory of tony robinson. robinson was shot and killed friday. as dean reynolds reports police are working to rebuild trust in the community. >> reporter: at church another american city came to grips with the latest death of an unarmed black youth at the hands of a white cop. the reverend asked the question of the day. >> this young man was our son. we have to ask ourselves do we really want this to happen and to continue to happen on our watch.
>> reporter: like the episode in ferguson, missouri, last year, what happened in madison on friday night is shrouded in ambiguity and inflated by emotion. the crackle from a police officer's radio. >> looking for a male black in jeans yelling at cars, 19 years of age, name is tony robinson. apparently tony hit one of his friends. no weapons seen. >> reporter: while his mother said robinson was not a violent kid, he did have kuhn viksz for armed robbery. on friday night matt kenny trailed robinson to this location, the apartment of robinson's best friend. when kenny heard a disturbance on the other side of the door he forced his way through the door and was attacked by robinson. mike koval. >> reporter: less than five minutes later robinson was taken
to the hospital where he later died. officer kenny now on leave also went to the hospital with minor injuries. while the state department of justice will now investigate the incident the police have perhaps a tougher job. >> quite frankly, somewhere somehow we have to begin the reconciliation process so that we as a department can be trusted again. an interim report on the disappearance of malaysian air flight 370 says a location beacon battery for the flight data recorder expired more than al year before the jet vanished. there is no record of the battery being replaced. the flight crew exhibited no suspicious behavior, but 487 pounds of lithium ion batteries on board were not screened at the airport. the boeing 777 vanished one year ago yesterday over the indian ocean with 239 people on board. and this morning five men are in custody in connection with the killing of kremlin critic boris nemtsov. the suspects appeared in court
sunday in moscow. several covered their faces. all five are from chets nia or parts of the caucus region. russian officials have not released details of their alleged involvement. nemtsov was shot near the kremlin ten days ago. inand a key moment in the civil rights movement in alabama is being remembered this morning. a march from selma to montgomery will retrace the historic journey from 1965. that's when police beat and teargassed peaceful demonstrators at the edmund pettus bridge. cbs's bill plante was there 50 years ago, and he is back this morning. ♪ when the saints go marching in ♪ >> reporter: thousands jammed the edmund pettus bridge marching and singing to remember a turning point in the struggle for voting rights. monique davis wanted her four children to know how things have changed. >> they've got to realize if they didn't do what they did
years ago, obama would not be where he's at today. >> reporter: 50 years ago on what became known as bloody sunday police beat back an unresisting group of demonstrators with clubs and tear gas. two weeks later under federal protection dr. martin luther king marched from selma to montgomery and the steps of the capital where governor george wallace had declared segregation forever. wallace's daughter peggy stood on the same spot and embraced congressman john lewis who was badly beaten on bloody sunday. >> there are opportunities for all of us to raise the call for justice in our lifetime. >> reporter: lewis joined arms with peggy wallace kennedy and led dozens of members of congress from the capitol to the memorial for those who died in the civil rights movement. i'd like you to relive that history and talk about it. >> i just knew that -- that that's what i had to do for him was to welcome them home.
>> your father is looking down from heaven, his soul proud. >> reporter: at brown chapel back in selma, dr. king's headquarters for the voting rights movement attorney general eric holder urged a new generation to remember those who gave their lives. >> if you think about them and all of the other people who gave so much so that we would have the right to vote -- >> reporter: here at the state capitol they commemorated the event which led up to the passage of the voting rights act, but there's fear as well that the supreme court's removal of some of those requirements could lead to some new restrictions on voting. bill plante, cbs news, montgomery, alabama. well, coming up on the morning new, miraculous survival. a baby is found alive in a car overturned in a river. we'll hear from a rescuer. and later a roof collapse caught on video as a college party spins out of control.
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party near the cal poly technic state university in san luis obispo turned into a scene of chaos. carter evans showed us what happened when a building collapsed. >> reporter: it was only 6:00 a.m. but thousands of students were already partying, packed onto roofs when all of a sudden the video stops there, but this photo shows what's left of the garage where dozens of cal poly students had gathered on the roof. among them were -- >> i started hearing like cracking noises and then the roof was gone. >> we heard about three seconds of it falling and then people were just on top of it. >> roof collapse. 348 hathaway avenue. >> reporter: after scenes like this were posted on social media, cal poly tech nick president jeff armstrong said in a statement this event raises significant concern about the judgment exercised by both the
party organizers and the attendees. in january they placed all fraternities on probation ban all parties after sexual assaults and extreme intoxication of underage students. the university and police are now investigating if any fraternity was involved in planning the event, which students refer to as st. fratty's day. >> i think when that many kids go to a party, you kind of know what could happen. >> reporter: but no one expected what did happen. >> a hard lesson learned. >> reporter: carter evans, cbs news, los angeles. well, a national fraternity is shutting down its chapter at the university of oklahoma after a video surfaced showing its members taking part in a racist chant. members of sigma alpha epsilon can be seen on the video chanting a racial slur indicating that blacks will never be allowed in a fraternity.
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on the "cbs moneywatch," it's time for apple's new watch, and president obama boosts training for high-tech jobs. wendy gillette is at the new york stock exchange with that and more. good morning, wendy. >> good morning, anne-marie. apple is expected to unveil more details about its apple watch this morning. it's apple's first all-new product line since the ipad almost five years ago. the apple watch, the smartwatch, will sell for $349. apple is hoping the device is a game-changer in the emerging wearables market. >> apple's bet is that 5% of apple users who have the iphones will buy watches. that would translate into 15 million people buying apple watches or 55% of the smartwatch market. >> the apple watch pears with an iphone 5 or 6. wall street also took a beating on friday's jobs report. the dow jones industrial fell 278 points. the s&p lost 29 points and the
nasdaq was down 55 points. today president obama will announce a new program that will train more americans in high-tech jobs. he'll outline the plan during a speech in washington. it's expected to be the biggest federal boost to non-college skills training in history. 20 cities will participate. the white house wants to place 50,000 graduates into high-paying jobs such as software development and cyber security. and if you can't beat them, join them. u.s. online retail giant amazon launched a virtual store front on the online marketplace of chinese competitor alibaba. ally baba's teen mall is an online competitor. alibaba takes a cut. amazon has been struggling to break into the chinese market. alibaba wentz public in the u.s. last year raising $25 billion. anne-marie. >> wendy gillette at the new york stock exchange. thanks a lot, wendy. when we return, donald
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. a former all-pro running back chris johnson survived a deadly drive-by shooting in orlando early sunday morning. johnson, who is just one of seven players to ever rush 200 yards in a season, was shot in the shoulder while stopped at a traffic light. the driver in the vehicle jops was in was killed. no arrests were made. johnson spent last season with the jets. and an underwater odyssey is over. on friday he gets frustrated at the world golf championship.
mcelroy slings his 3 iron into the water. the next day a scuba diver recovers the club from the alligator-infested club, and on sunday course owner donald trump gives the club back. he finishes the tournament tied for ninth. and it is that time of year when colleges and universities big and small start dreaming of dancing. a school record crowd in attendance at the university of north florida sunday to watch their team qualify for the ncaa tournament for the first time in history. the fans storm the court as north florida beat south carolina upstate 63-57 to win the atlantic sun conference tournament. and the only place to see where north florida and the rest of the field of 68 teams are seeded is right here on cbs. the ncaa tournament selection show starts sunday evening at 6:00 p.m. eastern. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning,"
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a dog in massachusetts is safe and back with his family this morning after a daring rescue from an icy river. cooper went missing saturday. he was found sunday stuck on ice about 40 feet from shore. firefighters in waterproof suits climbed into the frigid waters of the charles river. he climbed ashore. he was shaking from the cold but otherwise was okay. the rescue took about 30 minutes. one place where you can usually count on cold weather is alaska. that's where the iditarod dogsled race begins today, but a warm spell has forced organizers to schedule a detour. danielle nottingham takes us to the starting line. >> reporter: this was the ceremonial start of the famed iditarod dogsled race in an
kranch on saturday, but it was more slush than mush. >> there is snow down fourth avenue but it's all been trucked here. this has been a bizarre winter in the state of alaska. >> reporter: parts of the legendary 1,000-mile course in gnome, alaska, looked more brown than white. since january 1st they've received less than 2 inches of snow. compare that to boston at 70 inches. alaska wants their snow back. >> they took our winter. >> reporter: dave monson knows snow. he's raced the iditarod three times. his wife susan is a legend here. she won the race four times. >> my daughter in connecticut is freezing, wants her parka sent from alaska to connecticut. >> officials finally had no choice but to move the start of the icon icic race away from the balmy anchorage into alaska's interior fairbanks.
even so the snow won't necessarily help mushers. >> it's very hard on the musher because you don't have any cushioning. >> reporter: and the new route has mushers traveling on river ice for two miles. danielle nottingham, cbs news, los angeles. well, after nearly eight years and 3 billion miles, a nasa spacecraft is orbiting the dwarf planet ceres. dawn will circle the planet for the next 16 months. lit try to solve the mystery of a pair of shiny lights inside a crater. it could be possible signs of ien or salt. well coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," more on the fallout of hillary clinton's private e-mail account. we'll hear from cbs political news director john dickerson. plus a fraternity at the university of oklahoma is shut down after racist comments were caught on video. and a warning about robots and other artificial intelligence. now, finally, a baseball game delayed by bees.
a swarm of the angry insects stopped a spring training game between the angels and the royals before it even started. bees chased players from the dugouts and fans from the stands. an exterminator was called in before they could play ball. maybe they wanted to play a little ball themselves. that is the "cbs morning news" for this monday. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com
good morning everyone. it is monday, march 9, i'm michelle griego. >> few people to come into mark yet. i'm frank mallicoat. it is 4:30 on the nose which is really 3:30 a couple days ago but good morning everyone. good to have you on board. good morning to you. >> taking a look at the golden gate bridge shot also and i can tell there's fog out there. quo have pretty patchy dense fog as you swing out the door. it is actually lifting at the trans america building and i couldn't even see that tip top just about 15 minutes ago. right now we have temperatures into the 40s and into the 50s and later today, it looks like we'll pretty much see temperatures going into the 60s and it's 49 degrees in pacifica and in fairfield and later today, numbers in the 60s and up to about 73 degrees in livermore, rain back into the forecast we'll talk about that in a matter of minutes. and crews are very busy right now trying to cross the bay bridge, they have two right lanes blocked once you get past treasure island so they are out there for at least